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IlllULs 20 You Get a Run Remember, development is progressing rapidly on our highly endorsed location and remember also the lesson of the Texas FieldsThose who bought early made the BIG money. DON'T WAIT TOO LONG' I H0LBR00K OIL COMPANY, i CALLS FOR BIDS FOR CARE AND SUPPLIES FOR INDI GENTS OF NAVAJO COUNTY Notice ia hereby given: That sealed proposals will be received at the office of the Board of Su pervisors of Navajo County, in Holbrook. Arizona, until 2 o'clock p. m., Tuesday, December 30th, 1919. for the furnishing of food, lodging1, clothing, medieine, med ical attendance, and other sup plies, for indigents of the county for the .year ending December 31st, 1920. Specifications there for may be seen at the office of said Board. All bids must be accompanied by a copy of this advertisement, and a certified check for $100.00 as a guarantee that bidder will enter into a con tract for" the faithful perform ance of the service. The sue cessful bidder will be required to give a good and sufficient bond in such amount as the Board may prescribe, to be approved by the Board, conditioned upon the faithful performance of the con tract. The Board reserves the right to aceept or reject part or all of any or all bids, or to waive any informalities in any bid. tt" Bids will be opened by said Board at its office in Holbrook, Navajo county, Arizona, on Tues day, December 30th, 1919, at 2 o'clock p. m., and thereafter considered. All bids must be sealed and ad dressed "Clerk, Board of Super visors" and marked. "Bids on furnishing supplies to indi gents." R. S. Teeple, Clerk, of Board of Supervisors. n28-5t NOTICE Call for Bids for Printing and Stationery Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received at the office of the Board of Su pervisors of Navajo County, in Holbrook, Arizona, until' 2 o'clock p. m. Tuesday, Decem ber 30th. 1919, for the furnish ing of printed blanks, books, sta tionery, etc., for the year ending H ft for Your Money Endorsed Location Drilling on Deeded Land Low Capitalization Drilling with Standard Rig Large Acreage MAIL ORDERS NOW TO- December 31, 1920. Specifica tions therefor may be seen at the office of said Board. All bid 3 must be accompanied by a copy of thi3 advertisement, and a certified check for One Hundred dollars as a guarantee that bidder will enter into a eon tract for the faithful perform ance of the service. The successful bidder will be required to give a good and suf- ficent bond, in such amount as the Board may prescribe, to be approved by the Board, condi tioned upon the faithful perform ance of the contract. The Board reserves the right to accept or reject part or all of any bid, or to waive any inform alities in any bid. Bids will be opened by said Board at its office in Holbrook, Arizona, on Tuesday. December 30th, .1919, at 2 o'clock p. m., and thereafter considered. All bids must be sealed and addressed: "Cleric, Board of Supervisors," and marked "Bid on Printing and Stationery." - R. S. Teeple,' Clerk, Board of Supervisors n28-5t Ford Car for Sale Cheap- Can be seen at Snowflake. No place to keep it, reason for selling. 1914 Model. Write or see Hiram Sutcliffe, Snowflake. nl4tf For Sale Fine team, four- year mares, 1600 lbs. Cly desdale stock, at Ft. Valley. 9 miles northwest Flagstaff. Address box 1183. COMING DECEMBER 8TH Dr. H. W. Swigert, Arizona's Optometrist, will make a return visit to" Holbrook for one day only, Monday, Dec. 8th. Any one needing reliable optical ser vices, and who did not get to see Dr. Swigert when here three weeks ago, can do so this time. Jolbrook Hotel, Monday, Dec 8 Swigert Bros. Optical Co. EstaLEshed u Arizona 1902 1550 California Street, Denver, Colo. C DC ML OTIFiW STOCK AT TS- A SHAME A MUSEMENT f lii PASTIME THEATRE WEEKLY PROGRAM PRICES 15 and 30 cents -Sunday, Nov. 30th MAY ALLISON, in "HER INSPIRATION" - Drew Comedy Tuesday, December 2d 11th Episode "'THE RED GLOVE" Two réel Western entitled "GUN IkW Ford Weekly. - Wednesday, Dec. 3d. LOUIS BENNISON. in "SANDY BURKE U BAR U" One reel Vod-a-vil Thursday, Dec. 4th. PRISCELLA DEAN, in "PRETTY SMOOTH" Barton Holmes Travelogue Friday. Dec. 5th. PAULINE FREDERICKS, in "OUT OF THE SHADOW" Two reel Sennett Comedy Saturday, Dec. 6th. FRED STONE, in "UNDER THE TOP" One reel Cartoon. Sunday, Dec. 7th Extra Special Super Feature "AUCTION OF SOULS" Matinee at 3:30 p. m. Two niht shos 7 and 9 A Good Cough Medicine Children tor Mrs. J. W. Phillips, Redon, Ga., phoned to J. M. Floyd, the merchant there-for a bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and said she had bought a bottle of it at his store recently and that it was doing her children so much good that she wanted to keep ud the treatment You will find nothing better for coughs and colds in children or for your self. It keeps the ceu-gh loose, expectoration easy and soon frees the system from the cold. Ad y P.O. Box 356 HOLBROOK, ARIZONA L3 FELL TO ROOSEVELT'S SPEAR Big Devilfish a Victim of the Colonel's Love of Sport, Either on Sea or Land. The fame of the late CoL Theodore Roosevelt as a big-game hunter Is well known, but he was equally as adept at killing big flsh of the sea, irscording to Russell J. Coles, noted big-fish killer. Attracted by one of Coles', articles about killing the devilfish, the colonel appealed to him for Instruction in the art. After taking several land lessons, using a rpear with whichj he saw an African kill a lion, he finally became expert, and Mr. Coles formed a party to hunt the devilfish off the coast of Florida, in Punta Gorda. March 25 1917. There the colonel killed fes first devilfish, hitting the buge creature, which weighed many tons, just two Inches from the spot Indicated on a drawing by Coles, and driving the spear two feet four inches through the heaviest and boniest structure ofsthe flsh. The colonel was standing on the cab of a small boat traveling nine miles an hour, and the fish was coming to ward the boat at the rate of 15 or 18 miles an hour, swimming about four or six feet under water. Had the colonel, missed his aim the flsh would have been able, with one of its side fins, to upset the boat and drown the fishermen. An hour after his first catch the colonel killed a second devil fish, which was the second largest devilfish ever killed. Mr. Coles is a scientist who has hunted devilfish for more than 20 years. Auberge du Pigeon. Strasbourg, French once more, is unfolding, like a rose to the sun. The old life has begun again, as it was lived before the Interruption in 1871. Houses are throwing open their shut ters and hanging up once familiar signs. One of them, the Pigeon Inn, one of the glories of Strasbourg with its painted wood carvings, its old windows and curious ship decorations, has reopened its doors. It was built in 1331 and began its career under the sign of "Au Pigeon." Then later the sign changed to "Au Pigeon Blanc" and for two centuries the inn was the rendezvous of the university students. After 1870 the sign was taken down. the Pigeon Blanc's hospitality ceased and the house became the headquar ters of a Roman Catholic society. The days of its ecclesiastical Importance are happily over. The Inn becomes the "Pigeon Blnnc" once more, open ing a new chapter of its long history under true Alsatian management- Chrlstlan Science Monitor. Safe. On the occasion of a slight fire and much smoke behind the curtain a vaudeville manager was trying, unsuc cessfully, by suave, assuring state ments to quell an Incipient panic In the audience. A leading comedian rushed out and, pointing a finger of scorn at the manager, appealed to the j audience thus : "Sure, do you think he would be such a fool as to stop here if there were any danger?" GOT INSPIRATION AT PIANO Immortal Melodies Evolved by Masters While Their Fingers "Wandered Idly Over the Keys." A story is told of Mendelssohn to the effect that the charming arpeggio figure in the Spring song of his "Song Without Words," came to him on a day when he played with his children at the piano, and allowed tlieiu to catch his hands, as they wandered over the keys ; and it is u fact that many of our most beautiful musical productions owe their origin to extem porizing on the piano. - This is not to be wondered at for many of our greatest musicians have poured out their hetift'0 deepest feel ings as their fingers have flitted, in a desultory fashion, over the keys, pro ducing corresponding notes and chorda to their ever-changing moods; finding at the keyboard a vent for their in most thoughts and desires, often meet ing with that triumphant respond that time can never diminish. We can see in the works of Chopin and Schumann a proof that in the piano is the origin, of many of their most beautiful productions, while in the great symphonies of the old mas ters their shape, form, and color have been gained at the piano where their fingers "wandered idly over the noisy keys." This Is not so hard to understand when we consider that the method of composing a melody is, in essence, but the picking out nnd assimilating some melodic tune to which the harmony Is afterward added. From this primitive Instinct is ultimately produced the im mortal tone pictures of the great mu sicians. FISH LIAR WORKS OVERTIME Here Is One Concerning a Salt Her- ring That Is Challenge to the Imaginative. That is the worst of those fih sto ries. Somebody always coinca alpn; with a better one. Recently the Evening News told the V. A. D.'s story of the frozen fih that came to Ufe in the cooking pot. Then a correspondent a naval officer, It should be said easily puts that to shame. "An Interesting experiment was tried some little time ago," he writes to us, "with an ordinary herring. "The fish was put into a large bowl of salt water and every day a small quantity of water was removed and an equal quantity of 'freh' was sub stituted, until eventually the flsh lived and thrived In purely fresh water. "The owner was so pleased with the success of his experiment that he then tried removing a very small quantity of water daily until the bowl was empty, and found that the herring did excellently, entirely without water. and as he was so lively In the empty bovyl he had to put him in a cage. "Here he lived happily, hopping from perch to perch just like a bird, until one day some sudden noise star tled him and he fell Into his water trough and was drowned!" Words and Music The value of words'is going up, at lenst in Rouen. There the courts have decided that the artistic values of the words and music of a poem are equal. 'At present in the United States and Canada the writer of the words of a song gets only a pittance of the royalties or a small sum out right at the start. In England many of the most popular ballads have brought their "writers no more than two or three guineas, while the com poser goes on cashing his royalty checks for years. What measure pub lishers apply to the two arts thus combined to make words so much less valuable than music fs rather hard to understand. Verse writers might well send a little gold medal to the Just- minded citizens of Rouen who have ruled it a false one. . i Unusual Methods Used; With the end of the war have come many revelations of the unusual meth ods used by the Germans-' to' spread their harmful propaganda in the coun tries arrayed against the central pow ers, ana of the clever work wnicn often frustrated their well-laid plans In one case, mentioned in Popular Me chanics Magazine, what appeared to be an old and worn copy of the works of Homer proved to be a volume of attacks on British rule In India. Onlj the first few pages of the hook were " printed with the words of the ancient poet. The remainder, though in Greek type like the beginning, was filled with the diatribe. The volume was ad dressed to an educated Hindu capable of translating the Greek Into an In dian dialect. Costly Parking Space. Tired of being taken into court by trafile policemen, because at the time he goes to business ins car nas to ds parked in the street, as day s-toiage is at a premium and access toa pub lie garage nt those hours is difficult, PhillD Rosenbach, art connoisseur of Philadelphia, has just paid $10,000 foi a stable property which he will con vert into a private garage for himself. It is neaij his place of business. Babies More Plentiful Than Houses. "It is easier to find a -baby than" a house in Sydney now," reports the Bulletin of that Australian city, con tinuing thusly: "Writer knows a young bride who went to live with her mother pending the dscovery of a suitable residence. She has two in fants now and is still living with her mother." Sacrifice. Love means sacrifice and apprecia tion. And the man who thinks he loves and has not the spirit of sacrifice j only Is administering to his self-grati fication. AU of the big emotions have imvc , coupled with their expression an under- lying element of capacity for repres sion. It is the ability to give or with hold that makes their true value, and since love Is the greatest of all these then the greater should be the power of sacrifice. Alden. HAVE SIMILAR FINGER MARKS Important Discovery Made by Cali fornia Professor as to Peculiarities of Family Groups. Frof. J. A. Larson, instructor of physiology In the University of Cali fornia, announced a new discovery In connection with finger prints which Is likely to have a remarkable Influence on many important enses that con cern the law courts of California. Briefly, Professor Larson's discovery indicates that a similarity of finger prints among members of a family is sufficiently marked to enable scientists to trace family groups and determine positively whether a given individual is really a member of the family to which he claims relationship. The importance of the discovery In probate cases such as the Slingsby case Is obvious. Should Dr. Larson's new discovery be accepted by law and science, the Slingsby decision may be reversed, as well as many other analogous cases. Dr. Larson's Investigations began in 1913 at the Boston university. "Since that time I have examined prints of members of approximately 100 families," he said, "and I am satis fied in my own mind that such a means of Identification is possible. I am preparing detailed reports of my work now in order that science may be benefited by my discovery. Before I complete this, however, I expect to investigate the prints of fifteen or twenty additional families so as to re move all doubt as to the accuracy of my discovery." San Francisco Chron icle. AMBER FORMED BENEATH SEA Natural Resin of Pines Turned Into Precious Material by the Action of the Elements. . The world's supply of amber, that rare and therefore precious substance, the "gold of the north," as it has been called, comes from the coast of Sam- land in the eastern Prussian penin sula, between the towns of Burstrort and Paimnicken, and here the shafts of a famous mine run out under the Baltic and the miners are actually working under water. Ages ago the country was a land of pine forests which the ocean overwhelmed : the pine trees vanished beneath the sur face of the sea, and then, century by century, the wood became fossilized and the natural resin of the pines was turned into amber. Millions of years were needed to transform the resin Into amber, and the search for amber has developed romantic and picturesque episodes like those that have become part- and parcel of the' story of gold and diamonds. An amber mine, how ever, is not necessarily under water. and there is an open-air mine at Paim nicken where amber is dug for in much the same way as diamonds are sought in the mines of Kimberley. In nor mal times this one mine provides oc cupation for about 3,000 amber seekers. Our Own Masters. We have been told that America Is to save the world and rescue civilization from dissolution, but we must do it In our way ; in the way that has made us, in a little more than a century, the most unified, the most virile, and the most potent single power In the world. And when we ask ourselves what it is that has" given us this unity, this virility, and this potency, the an swer is, that we have founded this nation upon principles of law, and upon the guarantees of individual rights under the law. That is our great contribution, to civilization ; and If we are to be of use to other nations, old or new, our first thought must be to remain our own masters, to pre serve our independence, to control our own forces as a nation by our own laws, and to protect our heritage of organized liberty from any form of detraction or perversion. David Jayne Hill in the South American Re view. Giant Warrior of Middle Ages. The pride and magnificence that played their part in the days of chiv alry can hardly -have a better illus tration than the suit of equestrian armor which has recently. been placed on exhibition in the Metropolitan Mu seum of Art, In New York city. Sieut Jacques Gourdon de Genouilhac wore the suit in the sixteenth century, and Sieur Jacques was an uncommonly large nnd powerful warrior, who serv ed under Louis XH. and Francis I. of France. As may be deduced from their armor, the knights of the period were not noticeably large men, and Sieur Jacques must have seemed a veritable giant, for a six-foot attendant at the museum has tried on his armor and Is said to have "merely rattled around An it." Sea Moss. Owing to the war the supply or "sea moss, of which several hundred thousand pounds, valued at almost $50,000, have been Imported annually, for the most part from France and Germany, has virtually come to an end. Sea moss (not seaweed) Is the popular name of several kinds of small marine animals that grow in colonies of a branching, plantlike form. Their commercial value arises from their having a horny skeleton which preserves the general plantlike shape i of the growth. Difference of Custom. 'In old England people 6howed their excitement by saying 'Zounds!'" "And in New Jersey the commuters 6ay 'Zones!'" In Death Valley. Death valley la a narrow area be tween the Panamlnt and Funeral mountains in California. It Is tra versed by the Amargora river, which ,.i, ,, v, , iV v. u "'"?".' The level of the valley is covered with salt supposed to have been brought by the torrents from the surrounding desert and left on the evaporation of the water. Death valley Is said to be the hottest and driest place In toe Vuum State DELIGHT 111 GUESTS Pleasing Trait of Household Help in Palestine. Presence of Company to Dinner Taken as a Compliment Native Woman's Amusing Confes sion of Vanity. u Palestine is one place In the world which has no "servant problem," ac cording to Miss Evangeline Metheny of Beaver Falls, Pa Just returned from Red Cross service in the Holy Land. "The servants In Palestine," says Miss Metheny, who has lived there most of her life, "are a different 6et entirely from the servants we have here in America. They make Jtheir services personal ; their interest In their employer's affairs is personal, whereas the American servant regards It Impersonally. "In Palestine, If I were to tell my house servants that there would be ten people in for dinner, they would be delighted. It would be a matter of personal pride with them that their dinner was the best to be bad, and their service, too. They would be happy at the thought of working for a mistress who had so many friends that she could get together ten at one time. There would be no sulky look or actions at the extra work; every servant would co-operate and the din ner would go off grandly. "Here the mention of an extra guest or two creates a feeling of resent ment I know people who do not dare to Invite a dinner guest until they have obtained permission from their cooks. Cooks In Palestine consider extra guests a compliment to their art. The servants In Palestine would ten times rather work for Americans than for the native population. The reason is not alone that we will pay higher wages we treat them better. For one thing, American women do not swear at them, and native women do. They call down every kind of curse on the servant's eyes, and his children, and his grandchildren; they say the most untranslatable things as a matter of course. It Is not In the least unusual, it is quite au fait, for an Arab woman to swear bo." Servants In Palestine may be differ ent, but a woman is a woman the world over, Miss Metheny says with Kipling and other authorities. "Once in a railroad train," she says, "I was sitting in the same compart ment with an old native woman. In the East there are separate carriages for men and women. In our coach there was a particularly pretty girl, and from time to time a young Eng lish or American man passed through, watching her. My old woman was kneeliDg on the seat with her 6hoes off, praying. In order to pray toward Mecca she had to kneel crosswise on the narrow seat, and the rite of bumping -her head on the floor sev eral times in each prayer' was an acrobatic feat tinder such circum stances.' Every time a young man came Into the carriage she had to struggle for balance while she pulled her veil down over her face. Finally she spoke to one, "My son," she said, "do you not know that you have no right In here with the protected ones" (women) ? He apologized, and she raised her veil when he went out Ton know," she said to me In Ara bic, "if I had any teeth left I would not pull down my velL I only do It that people will think there Is a nice face behind It." In Practice. "I see your wife has one of those hobble skirts." "She was early in the game. I'm go ing to make some money this sum mer." "How?" "By taking her around the picnic cir cuit She ought to win first coin In any sack race for ladies." Louisville Courier-Journal. Great Expectations. A certain hard-boiled lieutenant called in a : sergeant to letter his locker. After thinking it over, he said: "Ton might leave the lieuten ant off as I expect to be made cap tain shortly." "Why not," Innocently suggested the sergeant "leave a space between the lieutenant and your first name, so you could .Insert 'Col.'?" Booster. The Poet's Corner. Visitor Who caused that unsightly fence to be put up In this beautiful neighborhood? . "Oh, that Is the home of John Sweetsinger, the famous' portrayer of the poetry of child life, author of 'Songs of Childhood' and 'Prattling Voices at Twilight" He had the fence built to keep out the neighbors' chil dren." Life. A Surmise. JWhat's the hubbub in the Inside of fice? "The old man Is savage today and the fool office boy let In an agent with a Ufe of Cromwell." "Well?" "I suppose he Is selling his life dearly." Louisville Courier-Journal. Evolution. "Do you believe in the theory of evolution?" "I wouldn'i venture to contradict It," - replied young Mrs. Torklna. "Charley dear Is always telling about animals that start as race horses and finish as dogs." The Tie That Bound. Lawyer "On what grounds, madam. do yon wish a divorce from your hus band?" Client "Why, I married him for his money, and he has lost every thing." No Longer Funny.- As a general thing, when a woman asks her husband not to make an ex hibition of himself It Is a sign that she baa got over the Idea that be 1 cuta.